[Homeroast] Arhg, espresso "roast"!

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 23:52:33 CDT 2010


Probably a typo, <];^p
JR


On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 8:59 PM, miKe mcKoffee <mcKona at comcast.net> wrote:

> And a City/City+ (~431f) roasted Ethiopia Sidamo DP, not stretch roasted as
> might be done to "tame" for espresso, and most assuredly on the lighter
> side
> of roasts nowhere close to even approaching 2nd crack, still a bit crinkled
> and with chaff in the crease, just a well developed 1st, pulls marvelous SO
> shots. Currently in one of our SO grinders at the Roastery Lab/Education
> Center/Coffeehouse. Most good coffees lighter roasted "can" pull good to
> great SO shots if your shot parameters are right. And (~429f) City roasted
> Sulawesi Toarco PB also pulls great shots, in other SO grinder.
>
> ESPRESSO is NOT a roast.
>
> NOWHERE in Tom's roast pictorial guide(s) has "espresso" EVER been a roast
> reference level, never. I do believe this is the first time in 10 years
> I've
> been on this List and a customer of Sweet Maria's I've seen Sweet Maria's
> officially, as in on their homepage new offerings descriptors, call
> "espresso" a roast.
>
> Frankly I was shocked.
>
> miKe
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> > [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On
> > Behalf Of Edward Bourgeois
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2010 7:55 PM
> > To: A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules
> > for this list,available at
> > http://www.sweetmarias.com/maillistinfo.html
> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Arhg, espresso "roast"!
> >
> > hmmm, Tells me what I need to know. Works at a light roast and works
> > for an so espresso roast. ;-)
> >
> > On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 10:30 PM, miKe mcKoffee
> > <mcKona at comcast.net> wrote:
> > > Next we have El Salvador Matalapa -Tablon El Amate, a
> > versatile coffee from
> > > light to espresso roast... On SM Home Page?!
> > >
> > > Come on guys!  It's hard enough educating the masses
> > "espresso" is a brewing
> > > method not a roast level...
> > >
> > > Slave to the Bean miKe mcKoffee
> > > www.NorwestCoffee.com <http://www.norwestcoffee.com/>
> > > URL to Rosto mods, FrankenFormer, some recipes etc:
> > > http://www.mckoffee.com/
> > >
> > > Ultimately the quest for Koffee Nirvana is a solitary path.
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